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Sarasota area real estate displayed a bit of an oddity in December, 2016 but at the same time, a positive for those considering buying a home or condo here during the winter months up North.  There was a big increase in condominium and townhome sales in both Sarasota and Manatee County compared to December 2015.  Sarasota County saw a 12.5% increase while Manatee County saw a 7.8%  increase. On the other hand, single-family sale closings were down from the rate in December last year. Sarasota County single-family home sales dropped  by 6.1%, while Manatee experienced an 8.2% decrease.

While real estate sales were posting mixed results as 2016 ended, we also saw a significant increase in the inventory of homes and condos available for sale in both…

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A brand new luxury condominium project was announced this month to be built on Siesta Key for the first time in over 10 years.  Being developed by Crossgate Partners LLC and local architect, Mark Sultana of DSDG Architects, Oceane will be located right on the waterfront at 4740 Ocean Boulevard between the 22-unit Windward Passage the larger Siesta Towers.  Oceane will provide six stunningly luxurious waterfront residences, 2 units per floor on each of 3 floors, just a brief walk to the world-famous soft, white, crystalline sands of Siesta Key Beach and all the nightlife, entertainment, ice cream parlors, delis, shops and cuisine at Siesta Key Village.

With impressive 4,500 square foot floor plans with 10-foot ceilings, top-of-the-line appliances…

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Personalized service, endless opportunities and memorable experiences; that’s the lifestyle offered at downtown Sarasota’s ultra-luxurious condominiums.  Now another elegant condominium tower is about to be added at a most luxurious and  unique location, the Ritz Carlton.

 The Grande at Ritz Carlton, a new 18-story luxury condominium tower to be built adjacent to the world-famous Ritz-Carlton hotel in Sarasota will come with the incomparable attention of one of the world’s finest hotels and the extraordinary capabilities of one of Florida’s most highly-regarded real estate developers.  The Kolter Group, the West Palm Beach-based property developer, expects to break ground in the Spring of 2017 with construction expected to be completed in about two…

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Sarasota florida lifestyles  Home and condominium sales in the Sarasota Florida area continued at a slightly slower pace in early 2016 compared to a year ago. There was also an increase in the number of properties for sale on the market in both Sarasota and Manatee County.  Altogether during February, 2016, there were a total of 1,359 properties (888 single-family homes and 471 condos and townhomes) sold a drop of 4.8% from the volume of homes and condos/townhomes sold in February, 2015. 

  At the end of February, there were a total of 8,269 properties (5,540 single- family homes and 2,729 condos/townhomes) available for purchase, an increase of 8.9% over the level a year ago.  The supply of single-family homes remained about constant at a 4.7 month supply.  But, in a bit of…

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A gala grand opening was held last Saturday, February 20th celebrating the completion of an enormous 24 month, $21 million makeover of one of America’s most recognized and awarded beaches, Siesta Beach on Siesta Key.  

In 2015, TripAdvisor.com ranked Siesta Beach as the “USA Traveler’s Choice for Best Beach.”   What makes Siesta Beach so spectacular is that, unlike most other beaches that are made up mostly of pulverized coral, Siesta Beach sand is 99% quartz, a material so reflective of the sun’s rays that even on the hottest days, the sand feels cool underfoot.

When the property that is now Siesta Beach was originally purchased by Sarasota County in 1954, it was only 9 acres in size with just 1,200 feet of waterfront.  Today, with help from…

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Of all the Sarasota waterfront properties you have to choose from, one of the most popular among those who want to be both on the Sarasota waterfront and yet also right in the heart of Sarasota’s Arts & Cultural District is the Condo on the Bay complex.  A gated complex with full-time security, this is one of the most popular large complexes on the Downtown Sarasota waterfront.

Located at 888 and 988 Boulevard of the Arts on  beautiful Sarasota Bay, the two Condo on the Bay towers offer discerning residents luxurious living, stunning vistas and a world of  entertainment in well-appointed buildings featuring spacious floor plans, modern conveniences and delightful amenities, including 2 resort-style heated pools, two tennis courts, four exercise…

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Aqua luxury condos in Sarasota Florida You may recall that the planned construction of the new Aqua luxury condominiums at Golden Gate Point was derailed this past June due to zoning complications.  But one of the two original developers, Jonathan McCague, reported recently that a new design has been completed and construction of the the eight-unit ultra-luxury waterfront condo tower is back on track.

 “We tried very hard to reconcile the zoning and set-back issues with the original design, but just couldn't do it,” said McCague, "so we decided to just start over again.   The new design has a trapezoidal shape in which the front and rear facades are parallel with a north wall perpendicular to them.  

Guy Peterson, the architect of the new design said of the new deisng  “You just…

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